Therese Block

Therese Block is currently a STEM teacher at Lincoln Junior High School in Skokie, IL.  She has been teaching all levels of math, science and applied technology at Lincoln for over twenty years.  She is a certified Project Lead the Way (PLTW) instructor for Design & Modeling and Automation & Robotics.    She began her teaching career at the Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School in Chicago and moved to Skokie School District 69 in 1994.  She holds a BA in math/science education from National Louis University, and an advanced certificate in computer science from DePaul University’s Institute for Professional Development and College of Computing & Digital Media, as well as a Master of Arts in Educational Technology from National Louis University.  She loves coaching girls’ basketball and sponsors Lincoln Junior High’s Sci-Tech club.   When she’s not at school, she enjoys cycling, reading, and spending as much time as possible with her husband and four children.